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Toledo Lead Poisoning Prevention Coalition

The Toledo Lead Poisoning Prevention Coalition is a community group committed to advocating for local policies and laws that will truly protect children and their families from environmental health hazards by identifying hazards and taking corrective and preventive action before harm occurs.

Be Part of the Solution!

Want to help make Toledo a lead-safe city?
Interested in having your voice be heard by policymakers?
Join the Lead Coalition!

To increase awareness of lead-safety and help ensure compliance with the new lead ordinance, we invite you to join committees appropriate to advancing these efforts. Please contact the person listed with the committee for additional information.

Toledo Lead Poisoning Prevention Coalition logo

Toledo Lead Poisoning Prevention Coalition

The Toledo Lead Poisoning Prevention Coalition is a community group committed to advocating for local policies and laws that will truly protect children and their families from environmental health hazards by identifying hazards and taking corrective and preventive action before harm occurs.

Be Part of the Solution!

Want to help make Toledo a lead-safe city?
Interested in having your voice be heard by policymakers?
Join the Lead Coalition!

To increase awareness of lead-safety and help ensure compliance with the new lead ordinance, we invite you to join committees appropriate to advancing these efforts. Please contact the person listed with the committee for additional information.

Education/Community Engagement

Purpose: To increase awareness and knowledge among community members regarding lead poisoning beginning with primary prevention for lead-safe environments for children. The committee will work collaboratively to prevent children from ever being exposed. Our plan is to empower others in our community to keep children lead-safe.

Contact: Gloria Smith ([email protected]) and Dr. Marilynne Wood ([email protected])

Government and Policy

Purpose: To ensure effective implementation and enforcement of the lead ordinance, including monitoring registration and compliance, enforcement of violations, and support for tenant protections.

Contact: George Thomas ([email protected])

Workforce Development

Purpose: Partnership with the City, Ohio Means Jobs, local inspectors, small business program administrators, and Toledo Rotary to provide training and other support for inspectors and contractors doing lead work.

Contact: Stephanie Beebe ([email protected])

Lead-Safe Summit

Purpose: Plan and organize an annual event convening stakeholders to share resources and keep the community updated on efforts to improve access to lead-safe housing.

Contact: Juanita Greene ([email protected])

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The Department of Neighborhoods provides and assists with the development of quality affordable housing, including collaboration with community partners to support quality of life initiatives and programs. We strive for code compliance on properties in our community and work to eliminate blight affecting our neighborhoods.

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The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is committed to being the leader in public health by promoting and protecting the health of all people where they live, learn, work, and play.

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The Department of Neighborhoods provides and assists with the development of quality affordable housing, including collaboration with community partners to support quality of life initiatives and programs. We strive for code compliance on properties in our community and work to eliminate blight affecting our neighborhoods.

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The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is committed to being the leader in public health by promoting and protecting the health of all people where they live, learn, work, and play.

Community partners working to protect children by preventing lead poisoning.

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